Episode 223

It can be incredibly frustrating when our big-emotion children refuse to use their coping skills in heated situations — but instead get even more upset. What can we do in those moments to get them to calm down?

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why children are unlikely to use coping strategies when you remind them to
  • What we can do instead to de-escalate these situations 
  • What IS in our control when it comes to motivating kids to use coping skills


Mentioned in or related to this episode: 


Your Parenting Long Game Episode 19: Create a Parenting Avatar to Feel More in Control (and Less Guilty as a Parent)
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 23: A Simple Strategy to Feel More in Control (and Lose Your Cool Less)
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 62: Let Go Of…Believing You Won’t Feel Better Until Others Change
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 82: How to NOT Be So Exhausted By Others’ Emotions


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